New event added to CMP’s long-range domestic match series in 2023

CAMP PERRY, Ohio – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) long-range national series will launch again from July 31 to August 5, 2023, highlighted by a new event. For the first time, the 2023 calendar will include a Midrange 3×600 Game: 20 slow prone shots from 600 yards in 22-minute block times. The addition is just the beginning of CMP’s mid-range offerings, with more planned to roll out in the near future.

Open to competitors of any experience level, the CMP National Long Range Series features 10 individual and team events in the Service, Match and Palma rifle classes at Camp Perry’s 1,000-yard Viale Range. Matches are open to the Match Rifle, Service Rifle, Palma, F-Open, FT/R, or AR Tactical categories. Awards will be given to overall competitors in each rifle class during their respective competitions, along with overall aggregate awards to leading individuals throughout the Long Range series. The National Long Range series is part of CMP’s annual National Matches, which are held in Camp Perry, Ohio.

The National Matches Long Range series features 10 individual and team competitions.

Other events and shooting courses include:

  • Viale Memorial, Critchfield, Henry Memorial, Kerr Memorial, McMaken & Speaks Memorial, Baesel Memorial individual games: record 20 slow shots in 30 minutes at 1,000 yards
  • Bataan Memorial 4-Man Tag Team Match – 20 prone slow shots per member at 1,000 yards
  • Winder Memorial Iron 4 Man Team Match – Record 20 shots per team member in 47 minutes from 1,000 yards
  • Camp Perry Palm Party – Record 15 shots at 800, 900 and 1000 yards, in a 22-minute block time on each shooting line

See the CMP High Powered Rifle Competition Rules (2023) at For additional information on CMP National Long Range Matches and to register, visit or contact CMP’s Sara Rozanski at srozanski@thecmp. org.

About Camp Perry National Matches:

Held at the Camp Perry National Guard Training Center in Ohio since 1907, the National Pistol and Rifle Trophy is comprised of celebrated traditional competitions along with modern additions. Small arms shooting schools guide new and experienced individuals in safety and fundamentals within the pistol, rifle and small-bore rifle disciplines, while other beginner and advanced courses train many others in marksmanship.

The National Match schedule also includes CMP National Air Gun Matches, National Game Matches, Small Bore National Matches and Long Range National Matches. Additionally, the event is home to Commercial Row, where industry vendors provide a variety of supplies and other necessities, available for purchase. Competitors and guests of all ages and experience levels are welcome to watch all the festivities, free of charge!

National Parties are run by a partnership between the CMP and the Ohio National Guard. Learn more by visiting the CMP website at

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